Open MRI in Rockville, Chevy Case, Oxon Hill,
Greenbelt, Baltimore Now Available
Open MRI scanners use the same diagnostic imaging procedure as the "Older
technology" closed MRI, however open MRI can more comfortably
accommodate patients in a less confining, claustrophobia-free environment.
Today a health magazine based near Washington DC,
has released information about the world's first and
most advanced positional open MRI scanner...
..., which is now available in Rockville, Chevy
Chase, Oxon Hill, Greenbelt, Owings Mills and
Washington Open MRI was
established in 1993 with a mission to
provide the highest-quality MRI
imaging services in a comfortable,
Only available at Washington Open
MRI, their revolutionary open MRI
scanners feature the world's only
multi-positional patient positioning
This allows patients to be scanned in the position that most accurately reveals patient pathology,
and has been proven time and again as the best choice. Patients can be scanned lying down, or in
the sitting or upright positions. Patients can even watch TV during many scans.
Traditional MRIs are performed inside a
closed-in cylinder, which the patient must
be confined to for the duration of their
scan, lasting anywhere from 15 minutes to
over an hour.
Open MRI scanners do not completely surround your
body so they virtually eliminate feelings of confinement or
panic and anxiety that many people feel during a
traditional MRI procedure. This is ideal for
claustrophobic, obese and older patients.
The full length of the spine can be imaged in the normal weight-bearing posture, even with the patient
touching their toes for full flexion images of the lumbar spine. Unusual patient positions that are
impossible with conventional MRI scanners are routine on Washington Open MRIs stand-up open MRI.
Open MRI is a painless procedure that does
not use harmful x-rays, and there is no
compromise in image quality as the
Washington Open MRI scanners conform to the
highest standards of certific